Local Activities

From Swimming with the Dolphins to Cruising the Bays!


The Cream Trip

Explore the Bay’s hidden secrets on the cruise that started it all. Stop on a secluded island and travel to the famous Hole in the Rock. View and swim with the dolphins or boom net alongside the vessel. The Cream Trip is the perfect cruise for nature lovers, and the most extensive historical cruise in the Bay.

Discover the Bay

Discover the Bay of Islands and the Hole in the Rock on our premium cruise and experience the very best of the Bay of Islands. With our Nature Guide on board, discover new facts and stories as we interact with marine life.

Dolphin Eco Experience

Cruise the Bay of Islands in search of dolphins and whales. Get up close and personal to these amazing creatures with our low viewing decks, then swim with wild dolphins in the warmest waters in New Zealand.

Dolphin Discovery

Encounter these intelligent and playful mammals in their natural environment. You may even have an opportunity to swim* with the dolphins in the warmest waters in New Zealand.

Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise

Set off on a three-hour Bay of Islands cruise in search of dolphins and other marine life. Enjoy the views from our catamaran Dolphin Seeker as we journey right to the end of the Cape Brett Peninsula, to the famous Hole in the Rock on Motukokako Island.

Ocean Adventure

Experience the thrill and exhilaration of the Ocean Adventure. The Bay of Islands’ fastest boat to the Hole in the Rock! If conditions permit, we may even travel through the hole! Spend time exploring the inner and outer Islands of the Bay. Including pristine scenery of Cape Brett and Cathedral Cove.

Otehei Bay Ferry

Take our ferry to Otehei Bay on beautiful Urupukapuka – great value at just $45 return for adults and $110 for families**. Discover what’s on offer: relax, swim, eat, hike and so much more…


Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach

A visit to New Zealand is not complete without a journey to the very top of the North Island – Cape Reinga (Te Rerenga Wairua). Uncover the wild beauty of this vast and untouched region, rich in Māori culture and tradition, on an action-packed full day return tour from Paihia or Kerikeri.

Dune Rider – Cape Reinga

This full day coach experience in our unique Dune Rider vehicle, is the best day adventure to the Far North. Let our Driver Guides immerse you in our culture and history of Northland. Our stories are personal, entertaining and rich in history and culture of the area.

Combo Deals

The Beginnings Combo

Combine two unforgettable full-day experiences with our action-packed Beginnings combo. Enjoy a day on the water with the most comprehensive boat cruise in the Bay of Islands, soaking up the surrounding beauty and history of the area. Take to the roads and discover the Far North on an exciting day tour to Cape Reinga.

Surf & Swim Combo

For the adventurous at heart, our Surf & Swim combo will keep you entertained. Jump into New Zealand’s warmest waters and swim with playful dolphins on our Dolphin Eco experience. Surf the giant sand dunes, visit a kauri kingdom and learn all about Northland’s history and rich Māori culture on the way to Cape Reinga. (Swimming with dolphins additional $30 per person.)